Social Media Doomed Malheur Militia
The militiamen who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Oregon used social media to advance their cause and spread their message. But social media was, in many ways, a major contributor to their undoing, as investigators watched their activities closely. It’s practically a truism that the Internet gives activists new... Read more
What the Oregon Standoff Reveals About Militias, Counter-Terror Laws and the Rural West
A small group of armed men have occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Oregon. The group is led by Ammon Bundy, son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy who became famous during an armed standoff at his own ranch in 2014. Though the Nevadan had been in Oregon... Read more

Kevin Knodell

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